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The Literature of the French Renaissance

Volume 2


  • Date Published: May 2015
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781107505568

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  • First published in 1904, this book forms part of a two-volume set examining the development of literature during the French Renaissance. Taken together, the volumes cover the period 1525 to 1605, incorporating detailed information on numerous works and key literary figures, beginning with Francis I and his court and moving through to Mathurin Régnier. Both volumes were written by the renowned Cambridge literary critic and classicist Arthur Tilley (1851–1942). These books will be of value to anyone with an interest in French literature and the Renaissance.

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    Product details

    • Date Published: May 2015
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781107505568
    • length: 378 pages
    • dimensions: 216 x 140 x 21 mm
    • weight: 0.48kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    17. The lesser starts
    18. The second generation
    19. The Renaissance drama
    Part III. (1580–1605) Montaigne:
    20. The return to nature
    21. Montaigne
    22. The followers of Rabelais
    23. Memoirs and letters
    24. History and political science
    25. The Satire Ménippée
    26. D'Aubigné
    27. The years of transition
    28. Regnier
    29. Conclusion
    Appendix E. The authorship of the Discours merveilleux
    Appendix F. The genesis of the Satire Ménippée
    Appendix G. On some biographical and bibliographical works
    Appendix H. Chronological table.

  • Author

    Arthur Tilley

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